The Flags Above Ghana.. (1960)

Film-document №5415 2 parts, Duration: 0:19:04 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Setkina I.

Operators: Pankin L., Sokolnikov I.

Anouncers: Vygodskiy R.

Text writers: Shergova G.


About celebrations in Ghana on the occasion of the independence proclamation.

Historical background

July 1, 1960 the people of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah proclaimed - a fighter for the independence of the country - the first President of the Republic.

Temporary description

Ghana. City of Accra. Streets and buildings. The construction of buildings. Market. Street trading. Meeting at the airport, members of the Soviet government delegation led by Georgadze. The Soviet delegation at a reception with President Nkrumah of Ghana, AK. Reception at the Soviet Embassy. Travel members of the Soviet delegation on the country. Landscapes, including marine. One of the villages. Palm grove. Harvesting bananas, cocoa. Seaport. Unloading of ships. The celebration of Independence Day of the Republic of Ghana in Accra. The people welcomed K. Nkrumah. Demonstration. A military parade. Fireworks. People walk. Session of Parliament. Speaker K. Nkrumah. June 30, 1960. The last Governor-General of Ghana, Sir Listouell (United Kingdom) leaves the parliament sits in the plane.

Reel №1

Rinse in the wind Flag of Ghana - CU.

The flags on the building - LS.

PNRM. for the city


LS. Plan of Accra.

The construction of the building.

Living on the streets.


PNRM. the village.

Preparing for the holiday: sewing tailor, barber combs a woman, a woman washing clothes.

One after another, alternate newspaper - Multrabota.

LS. plans Accra.

Pass guests - brothers Africans invited to the celebration.

Meeting at the airport of the Soviet delegation headed by Secretary of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, MP Georgadze.

The visit of the Soviet delegation to President of Ghana Dr.

Kwame Nkrumah.

MP Georgadze passes Nkrumah message NS Khrushchev and gives Russian dolls and Soviet icon.

B / W - Welcome to the Soviet Embassy in honor of the delegation.

Those present at the reception.

Car rides with guests on the way.

Road - removed from a passing car.

Soviet visitors of the village.

Flag of Ghana - MS., CU.

Yellow stripe flag - CU.

PNRM. by palm trees on the beach.

Flowering bush Sea surf.

Sea fort - LS., PNRM., LS., MS.

The area of ​​the fort, which was a slave market.

Guests visiting the fort.

Green stripe flag.

Palm grove.

Flowering bush.





Giant ceiba tree - CU.

Soviet visitors a tree.

The cocoa tree.

Fruit of the cocoa.

Grove of cocoa trees.

Ships in the port.

Unloading at the port.

Reel №2

LS. Types of


Red stripe flag - CU.

The area of ​​the city.

Independence Arch - MS., CU.

The Parliament sent a solemn procession.

The last governor general sir Listouelya Englishman leaves the parliament and the country (sits in the plane).

Rustic shacks.

Ragged, half-naked children.

Women work.

Fishermen weave networks (staff, talking about poverty, the legacy of British "civilization").

Scribe street in Accra, a group of people around him.

University building in Accra.

Young men entering the building.

Going student.

Pass-girl cops.

Emblem of the Republic of Ghana - CU.

Nkrumah welcomes people from the balcony - MS., LS.

Residents of the city and the country at the stadium during the celebration of the proclamation of the republic and the first President Nkrumah welcomed those present at the festival.

Demonstrators pass the stadium, athletes, fighters for independence.

Military parade.

MP Georgadze and other members of the Soviet delegation at the podium.

CU. - The flag of Ghana, the star on the flag.


The orchestra Fireworks.



Dancing in traditional costumes.

MPs and tribal leaders are in parliament.

Chiefs and people in the stands, as Parliament building would not accommodate all the guests.

Nkrumah is the Parliament building, sits in the seat of honor in the national dress.

In the room making the sign of the president's power - the state sword.

The president takes the oath.

The people on the street welcomes President rides in the car.

The car pulls up to the president to the arch of independence.